You know the expression "it's like riding a bike?" It means once you've learned how to do something, it's hard to ever forget. Unfortunately, the same goes for bad cycling habits. What's mashing, and why do training coaches frown upon it?
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Triathletes allow themselves an off-season to recuperate and rebuild even stronger for the next season of competition. But is it OK to stray far from fighting-trim when there are no races on the horizon?
In a quick-fix society, the idea of taking a pill to make a problem go away seems very appealing. But for athletes who participate in endurance sports, harmless-seeming over-the-counter pain relievers can cause quite a bit of damage.